Step into the magical world of fairy tales and find your favorite characters under the flaps in this charming seek-and-find book. Inside, children will be enchanted by the beautifully illustrated fairy tale scenes, each with a rhyme inviting them to lift up the flaps and discover who is underneath. At the end of the book is a big fold-out page that reveals all the fairy-tale characters together, living happily ever after.
Author: Kate Wolford
Publisher: World Weaver Press
Release Date: 2015-11-10
Winter is not coming. Winter is here. As unique and beautifully formed as a snowflake, each of these fifteen stories spins a brand new take or offers a fresh take on an old favorite like Jack Frost, The Snow Queen, or The Frof King. From a drafty castle to a blustery Japanese villiage, from a snow-packed road to the cozy hearth of a frammhouse, from an empty coffee house in Buffalo, New York, to a cold night outside a university library, these stories fully explore the perils and possibilities of the snow, wind, ice, and bone-chilling cold that traditional fairy tale characters seldom encounter. In the bleak midwinter, heed the irresistible call of fairy tales. Just open these pages, snuggle down, and wait for an icy blast of fantasy to carry you away. With all new stories of love, adventure, sorrow, and triumph.
Open the book, and you will find yourselves in a world of magic. None of your old friends will be there -neither Jack the Giant Killer, nor Little Red Riding Hood, nor Cinderella or any of the others. Instead, together with Ivan the Peasant’s Son you will cross swords with Chudo-Yudo, the fire-breathing monster; follow Pokati-Goroshek the Rolling Pea into the underground kingdom and return from there on the back of an eagle; marvel at the cleverness of Zarniyar who outwitted the sly and cruel Shah; be filled with admiration at Boroldoi-Mergen, the brave hunter of the Altai Mountains who risked the life of his own son in order to save his people; delight in the resourcefulness of a simple weaver who surpassed in wisdom the wisest councillors of the tsar. A Mountain of Gems – Fairy-Tales of the Peoples of the Soviet Land – Illustrated by Vladimir Minayev is a collection of many fairy tales rendered into English from Russia, The Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Chukchi. The Soviet Union was a huge country, the largest in the world. Its neighbors were Alaska in the East and Scandinavia in the West. In the south it stretched as far as the Caucasus and Pamir mountain ranges, and in the North reached out into the Arctic Ocean. And each of the peoples of the former Soviet Union has its own fairy tales. Pook Press celebrates the great 'Golden Age of Illustration' in children's classics and fairy tales - a period of unparalleled excellence in book illustration. We publish rare and vintage Golden Age illustrated books, in high-quality colour editions, so that the masterful artwork and story-telling can continue to delight both young and old.
The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm is fantastic collection of stories, decorated with Arthur Rackham’s splendid illustrations. Included, are such well-known and loved stories as ‘Briar Rose’, ‘The Frog Prince’, ‘Rapunzel’, ‘The Valiant Little Tailor’, ‘Hansel and Gretel’, ‘Little Red Riding Hood’, ‘The Robber Bridegroom’, ‘Tom Thumb’, ‘Aschenputtel’, and many more. The Brothers Grimm (or Die Brüder Grimm), Jacob (1785–1863) and Wilhelm Grimm (1786–1859), were German academics, linguists, cultural researchers, lexicographers and authors – who together specialized in collecting and publishing folklore during the nineteenth century. The popularity of their collected tales has endured well; they have been translated into more than 100 languages, and remain in print in the present day. This edition of The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm contains a series of dazzling colour and black-and-white illustrations – by a master of the craft; Arthur Rackham (1867-1939). One of the most celebrated painters of the British Golden Age of Illustration (which encompassed the years from 1850 until the start of the First World War), Rackham’s artistry is quite simply, unparalleled. Throughout his career, he developed a unique style, combining haunting humour with dream-like romance. Presented alongside the text, his illustrations further refine and elucidate the Brothers Grimm’s tales. Pook Press celebrates the great ‘Golden Age of Illustration‘ in children’s literature – a period of unparalleled excellence in book illustration from the 1880s to the 1930s. Our collection showcases classic fairy tales, children’s stories, and the work of some of the most celebrated artists, illustrators and authors.
A wife who thinks she's a chicken, a ventriloquist cow, a knife that kills to order and imps by the sack-full; three hairs plucked from The Devil's backside and a girl that comes out of her coffin at night. Was Kristen pregnant with a bull calf? Did the soldier from Altona really have two? A selection of folk, wonder and bawdy tales taken from the collections of Evald Tang Kristensen. Now available for the first time in English translation.
Gossip aus der Götterwelt Warum braucht Perseus eine Umarmung? Was hat Herkules angestellt? Und wer schlug Medusa den Kopf ab? Noch einmal öffnet Percy Jackson die Büchse der Pandora. Und dieses Mal bringt er die tragischen Ereignisse, ruhmreichen Taten und kühnen Abenteuer der griechischen Helden auf den Tisch. In bester Percy-Manier erzählt er urkomisch und kenntnisreich von Herkules, Orpheus und Co. und lässt dabei keine Frage unbeantwortet. Ein waghalsig-komisches Leseabenteuer! Alle Bände der Percy-Jackson-Serie: Percy Jackson – Diebe im Olymp (Band 1) Percy Jackson – Im Bann des Zyklopen (Band 2) Percy Jackson – Der Fluch des Titanen (Band 3) Percy Jackson – Die Schlacht um das Labyrinth (Band 4) Percy Jackson – Die letzte Göttin (Band 5) Percy Jackson – Auf Monsterjagd mit den Geschwistern Kane(Sonderband) Percy Jackson erzählt: Griechische Göttersagen Percy Jackson erzählt: Griechische Heldensagen Und dann geht es weiter mit den »Helden des Olymp«!